Ophthalmology for Kids (Medical School for Kids)
The perfect book for your young future doctor!
Written by physicians, Ophthalmology for Kidsis a charming, easy-to-understand introduction to the organ that allows you to see: the eye. With its beautiful illustrations and simple explanations, this book teaches children (and adults alike!) about the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the eye. This installment of the Medical School for Kids book series is the best way to introduce basic concepts in ophthalmology to our next generation of doctors.
In this book, you will learn about…
- Different layers of the eye
- How structures of the eye work together to let us see
- Nearsighted and farsighted vision
- Common eye diseases such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and glaucoma
… and more!
About the Authors
Betty Nguyen was born in California but spent much of her childhood in Georgia, where her parents worked on a chicken farm. She received a bachelor’s degree in Biology from UCLA, where she received a full-ride Gates Millennium Scholarship through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Betty also received a full-tuition scholarship to attend medical school at the University of California, Riverside. Outside of work, Betty is a certified yoga instructor and licensed scuba diver. She also enjoys journalistic writing, cycling, and walking her two dogs in her free time.
Brandon Pham was born and raised in California. He received a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics from UCLA, where he was a national Goldwater Scholar. He graduated from Stanford Medical School and is currently completing his residency in ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida. Brandon spent many years teaching for several national test-preparation companies and is passionate about medical education for students of all ages. In his free time, Brandon enjoys traveling, playing tennis, and distance running.
Medical School for Kids: It’s never too early to learn.